InteraXon's downtown headquarters on John Street. Photo by D.A. Cooper/Torontoist.
TorontoistTelekinesis—the ability to move matter through thought alone—has long served as fodder for comic books, late-night cable specials, and drug-fuelled fantasies. But aside from the occasional shiftless Star Wars nerd faced with a chicken wing just out of arm's reach, it’s not something most of us take seriously.
Why then did executives from Boeing and Bombardier, attending a demo presented by Toronto-based tech start-up InteraXon, recently test out an in-flight entertainment system for passengers to control with their minds?